Arts

GoldLink perfromed in Harris last Friday night, May 6, to an enthusiastic crowd. Photo by Alberto Vazquez
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GoldLink takes over Harris

Luke Jarzyna jarzynal@grinnell.edu Last Friday night, D.C. rapper GoldLink provided a packed audience at the Harris Center with a night of eclectic hip-hop music. Although he’s a notoriously reclusive individual offstage, GoldLink delivered a glowing set. His rapid-fire delivery took the audience through a broad sampling of styles and moods, many of them featuring a…

Hannah Kelley’s “Help Eve Spank Adam’s Ass as They Walk Out of Eden.” Her work at Grin City during her residency this summer will be in the same style. Photo contributed
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Four Grinnellians Awarded Grin City summer residency

Mira Braneck, Copy Editor braneckm@grinnell.edu Four Grinnellians have been awarded residencies for this summer at the Grin City Collective. The four residents, Nadiri Saunders ’17, Hazel Batrezchavez ’17, Hannah Kelley ’16 and Ella Williams ’19 will each spend three weeks making art at the collective. Molly Rideout ’10, the co-director of Grin City, sees the…

Photo by Tela Ebersole
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Lauren Roush mixes it up with many mediums

Across a number of different media, Lauren Roush ’16 has created art that is beautiful, strange and everything wonderfully in between. This semester she has focused on portraits created with found fabrics and embroidering, and begun experimenting with monotypes — a form of printmaking typically done by transferring paintings or drawings from a smooth, non-absorbent…

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee will be playing in Sebring-Lewis Theatre this Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Photo by Sarah Ruiz
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Student produced “Spelling Bee” promises laughs

Gabriel Lehman lehmanga@grinnell.edu Producing a full-length musical is difficult under the best circumstances. Producing one while fulltime students with virtually no help from faculty would seem, for most, to be an impossible proposition. However, that is just what producers Jessica Daly ’18, Hannah Lundberg ’18 and Nolan Boggess ’19 have done this semester with “The…

Smith Gallery - Leina''ala Voss
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Ten-foot dress dominates Lowe ’15 exhibit

Keli Vitaioli vitaioli@grinnell.edu Abigail Lowe ’15, a ninth-semester post-baccalaureate fellow, has just opened her third Smith Gallery show, “Sewing Lessons.” The show consists of just one piece — a cast of Lowe’s body suspended from the ceiling in a flowing patchwork gown the artist constructed using pieces of fabric collected by her seamstress mother. As…

Gardner Concert - Hannah Hwang
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Noname shows off rap flow

Gardner Lounge played host to a night of performances last Friday, April 29. Ric Wilson, Damon Williams ’14 and Noname, all artists affiliated with the influential Young Chicago Authors collective, offered an exciting mix of empowering hip-hop and spoken word poetry. Wilson’s performance integrated audience participation with a rambunctious call-and-response to hype up his DJ,…

Luke - Takahiro Omura
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GoldLink finishes concerts season

Grinnell Concerts will present the last concert of the spring 2016 semester this Friday. GoldLink, a rapper from Washington D.C., and Smino, a Chicago-based rapper, will be performing at the Harris Center tonight at 9 p.m. Concerts has brought a broad display of up-and-comers to campus this semester, from garage rock to psychedelic folk and…